October 3, 2022

The $350 Logitech G Cloud gaming handheld will arrive in October

Logitech Hosting does Today is an event, which reveals some new products for gamers and streamers. Details of one of these leaked early as a pre-order page Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld went Amazon lives in Canada A little earlier. The company has now officially launched the device.

According to the listing, it was Found by Lbabinz On Twitter, the Cloud Gaming handheld will arrive on October 18th and will cost $400 CAD. On the other hand, Logitech’s press materials say the product will ship next month. System will do Available on Amazon in the US, which costs $350 USD or $300 if you pre-order. That’s pretty expensive for a dedicated cloud gaming handheld, especially considering the Nintendo Switch OLED costs the same (and can be jailbroken to run cloud gaming services).

Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld

Logitech

Specifications and design Align with leaked details Since late August. The seven-inch, 450-nit touchscreen can stream games in 1080p at up to 60 frames per second. The handheld is a customized Android tablet inside a controller unit that offers haptic feedback, gyroscope controls, and remappable buttons. It has the inputs you’d expect, including a T-pad, face buttons, dual thumbsticks, bumpers and triggers, options buttons on both sides, a G button and a home button.

Since you’re mostly streaming games, a cloud gaming handheld doesn’t need a ton of processing power. This is one of the reasons Logitech was able to keep the weight down to 463 grams, or just over a pound. By comparison, the Nintendo Switch weighs 0.88 pounds (398 grams) when the Joy-Cons are attached. Steam platform Weighs about 1.5 pounds (669 grams).

The device runs on an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G. It has 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB of storage, which is expandable via a microSD slot. Logitech claims the battery lasts up to 12 hours on a single charge. In the event of a power outage, the USB-C cable fully recharges in about 2.5 hours.

There are stereo speakers and a stereo microphone with echo cancellation and noise cancellation. Additionally, the device has Bluetooth 5.1 and USB-C headphone support, and thankfully, a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld

Logitech

Logitech and Tencent (co-developers of the device) worked with Microsoft and Nvidia to ensure native support. Xbox Cloud Gaming And GeForce Now. You can use Steam connection Apps to play games remotely from your PC, while the Xbox app supports remote play from consoles. Logitech notes that users will be able to download applications from the Google Play Store. So, you can access things like Google Stadia And Amazon Lunaas well as social media apps, Android games, and streaming video services like YouTube and Netflix (you can use the device in tablet mode).

Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming, said in a statement: “What we wanted to do was create a device that’s optimized for cloud gaming, which means precise controls – like a high-end Xbox controller – a large HD screen, amazing battery life and a lightweight design, so players can play anywhere. Long gaming sessions can be enjoyed without compromise.

UPDATE 12:12 PM ET: Added more details from Logitech.

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